Empower 1000 Rural Women & Girls in KwaZulu-Natal

by Woza Moya Community Development Project
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Empower 1000 Rural Women & Girls in KwaZulu-Natal
Empower 1000 Rural Women & Girls in KwaZulu-Natal
Empower 1000 Rural Women & Girls in KwaZulu-Natal


This project will provide multi-level interventions to improve the lives of at-risk rural women and girls - Community Health Care | Gender Justice | Ecomonic Empowerment | Girl-child Empowerment. Monthly home-vists to 900 homes, in-school Life Orientation periods, after-school programmes, School-girl Camps, Community Wellness Days, Community mobilisation for improved responses to GBV, facilitated disability clinics, Self-Help Groups - all work in sync for improved outcomes.

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Approximately 80% of the Ofafa Valley women and girls live below the poverty line. Households headed by rural women have an income of 42% of their urban female counterparts and 56% of their rural male-headed household counterparts. (Stats SA) With many rural "able-bodies" having to function as migrant workers, elderly women are expected to single-handedly manage domestic demands. The girl-child bears the additional burdens of domestic duties, risk of teenage pregnancy and early school exit


Prioritise gender justice as a core value of Woza Moya. Provide In-school, After-school, Girl-camps and Girl-child support groups as mechanisms to empower young girls. Promote an awareness among women of their rights, strengths and inherent capacities to own their personal and familial well-being. Provide in-home women's health support. Assist in the establishment of women-led Self-Help Groups towards emancipation.

Long-Term Impact

Outcomes: Annually, 200 girls and 800 women have improved strengths as per the Standardised Strengths & Difficulty Questionnaire (SDQ). Impact: By 2023, 75% of the woman and girl participants in the Woza Moya Gender Justice Programme are able to independently sustain a continued improvement in their situational wellbeing

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Organization Information

Woza Moya Community Development Project

Location: Chibini, Ixopo - South Africa
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Twitter: @Woza_Moya
Woza Moya Community Development Project
Jane Nxazana-Ndlovu
Project Leader:
Jane Nxazana-Ndlovu
Ixopo , KwaZulu-Natal South Africa

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